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Admissions

Amy Swanwick Undergraduate Admissions Manager

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2013 2 . October 29. 78% state sector Tuesday.Admissions at The University of Nottingham Facts and Figures • Around 50.600 applications in total this year • Apps per place differ according to the School – Physiotherapy .23 – Psychology – 10 – Chemistry – 7 – Mechanical Engineering .10 • 14% mature applications • 22% independent sector.

Home and EU: Applications. Places (excluding Nursing) Year Number of Applications Percentage of applications where offer made 2010 34. October 29. Offers.667 60% 61% 3 .769 65% 2011 2012 Tuesday.264 37. 2013 38.

Qualifications • • • • • • • • A-levels/vocational A-levels Advanced Highers/Welsh Bacc/Irish Leaving International Baccalaureate BTEC Nationals Access/Foundation Programmes Advanced Diplomas Cambridge pre-U International Qualifications 4 Tuesday. October 29. 2013 .

Admissions at The University of Nottingham Entry Requirements • Differ from School to School (outlined in the prospectus) • Non-tariff based • GCSEs/key skills/Advanced Extension Award • Extended project • Unit grades may be used at confirmation if someone has narrowly missed their offer • Certification of AS Level results Tuesday. 2013 5 . October 29.

October 29. 2013 6 .Admissions at The University of Nottingham Application Cycle • Main Application Cycle • UCAS Extra • Confirmation – Accepted on chosen course – Offered an alternative course – Unsuccessful • Adjustment • Clearing Tuesday.

Engineering. Social Sciences. October 29. 2013 7 .Admissions Structure • Central Admissions Office – Science. Arts. Law & Education – Medicine and PGCE separate • Centralised Decision Making Team – Make decisions for 32 Schools Tuesday.

Vet Med and Nutrition • Additional tests – Law and Medicine • Interview • Parental experience of HE • Contextual Data and widening participation Tuesday. 2013 8 .Admissions at The University of Nottingham Decision Making Process • Varies from School to School • Information on UCAS application • Online questionnaire – Medicine. October 29.

Admissions at The University of Nottingham UCAS Application • Personal Statement – Why they have chosen a particular subject – What interests them about that subject – Any relevant experience – Gap year/future plans – Extra-curricular activities • Plagiarism Policy • Reference – Predicted/actual grades – Skills in each subject – School policies on examinations – Extenuating circumstances Tuesday. October 29. 2013 9 .